Helga Batman-Koplin is an award winning artist residing in Lake Arrowhead, California. She studied oil painting in the impressionist manner and design with noted California artists Hal Reed, Joseph Mendez, Kanya Bugreyev, Ted Goerschner, Michael Situ, Ken Auster and William Scott Jennings. Joseph Mendez and Kanya Bugreyev studied with Sergei Bongart. She majored in art at Cypress College and California State University at Long Beach. Helga also became proficient in the use of other media such as watercolors and acrylics. Her work has been purchased by many corporate and private collectors, including the Lake Arrowhead Country Club, UCLA Conference Center in Lake Arrowhead, California, Redlands Community Hospital and the County of San Bernardino, California.
She is a member of the “Plein Air Artists of Riverside” and the “Mountain Arts Network”. Her work may be viewed at the “Mountain Arts Gallery at the Village” Lake Arrowhead Village, CA 92352, 909-337-1238, and Artisans ETC, 646 Pine Knot, Big Bear Lake, CA. 92315 (909) 878-0088.
From 2003 -2007 she exhibited at the “ART-A-Fair” in the Laguna Beach Art Festival. She is a member of the “National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society” and one of her paintings was shown in the “Best of America 2009” juried exhibition.
Helga teaches all levels of oil and acrylic painting at the Mountain Arts Network-Community Arts Center in Lake Arrowhead Village Space R120 (next to the Nail Salon), For more information about classes, as well as workshops, demonstrations, jurying of shows or to purchase her paintings,
contact: (909) 336-5785,